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If you'ld like to volunteer to help run the Big-8, please send a message to [mailto:board@big-8.org board@big-8.org].
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If you'd like to volunteer to help run the Big-8, please send a message to [mailto:board@big-8.org board@big-8.org].
  
 
Let us know your background, skills, availability, and areas of interest so we can match tasks with the right people.
 
Let us know your background, skills, availability, and areas of interest so we can match tasks with the right people.
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* [[UVP|Usenet Volunteer Polltakers (UVP)]]: develop polls to help answer various questions.
 
* [[UVP|Usenet Volunteer Polltakers (UVP)]]: develop polls to help answer various questions.
  
=== Volunteering For The Board ===
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== Joining the Board ==
  
 
Before joining the Board, we encourage you to volunteer for one or more of the subcommittees (listed above).
 
Before joining the Board, we encourage you to volunteer for one or more of the subcommittees (listed above).
  
 
If you are interested in joining the Board, we would like to hear from you at [mailto:board@big-8.org board@big-8.org].
 
If you are interested in joining the Board, we would like to hear from you at [mailto:board@big-8.org board@big-8.org].
 
=== Wish List ===
 
Various suggestions have been made about what could be done to improve the big-8 system.  There are included here for lack of a better place to put them.  If you'd like to tackle some of these, it would be much appreciated:
 
* Ask Google to distinguish more clearly between Google Groups and Usenet groups.  In particular, ask Google to give clear and accurate directions about how to create a big-8 newsgroup.
 
* Contact sites where old FAQs need to be updated.  Some partial URLs:
 
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http://www.savetz.com/yic/YIC05FI_26.html
 
 
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/crea...sgroups/part1/
 
http://usenetnews.us/
 
http://members.fortunecity.com/nnqweb/ncreate.html
 
http://www.visi.com/~barr/alt-creation-guide.html
 
http://web.presby.edu/~nnqadmin/nnq/ncreate.html
 
http://www.nylon.net/alt/newgroup.htm
 
http://tgos.org/newbie/newgroup.html
 
http://www.cs.uu.nl/wais/html/na-dir...ion-guide.html
 
http://www.savetz.com/booklist/using...sgro ups.html
 
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Revision as of 14:17, 23 November 2020

If you'd like to volunteer to help run the Big-8, please send a message to board@big-8.org.

Let us know your background, skills, availability, and areas of interest so we can match tasks with the right people.

Subcommittees

Some of the areas in which we are asking for volunteer help are the following:

Joining the Board

Before joining the Board, we encourage you to volunteer for one or more of the subcommittees (listed above).

If you are interested in joining the Board, we would like to hear from you at board@big-8.org.